The Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare has taken note that gender based violence (GBV), and most especially violence against women and girls is a serious, prevalent and deeply entrenched a problem in Malawi. The severity and prevalence of such violence is one of the factors contributing to inequality between men, women, girls and boys in Malawi.
This National Plan for Action for Combatting Gender Based Violence (NPA) which follows national gender based response initiatives that ran from 2002 to 2007 and reviewed for 2008 to 2013, is essential to this effort, providing a comprehensive, multi-sectoral and sustained blueprint for ending violence against men, women and children.
Explore the results from a secondary analysis of VACS data by Together for Girls, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Global Affairs Canada.
This study specifically investigates the role of fathers and whether paternal violence victimization is associated with peer violence perpetration, above and beyond maternal violence victimization.
This study explores the rarely studied prevalence and dynamics around disclosure, reporting, and help seeking behaviours of children who ever experienced physical and/or sexual violence.
This article examines the outcomes associated with early sexual debut in five sub-Saharan African countries for males and females, separately.
Data on school-related gender-based violence in Malawi.
An overview of the data found in Malawi's Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) report.
Explore the data in Malawi's Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) report.
Watch this video to learn how young girls and boys in Malawi are empowered with skills to protect themselves and their friends against sexual abuse.
On May 11-13, 2022, senior government officials and civil society leaders from over 30 African countries gathered at the Pan-African symposium on violence prevention in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Social norms drive gender inequalities and violence, and even though access to education is a human right, learners across the globe are impacted by school-related gender-based violence.